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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 8 feet to 15 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet to 4 feet
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Sap
Eating Methods: Raw
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Cane
Containers: Not suitable for containers


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Posted by Bubbles (Austin, Tx - Zone 8b) on Apr 8, 2013 1:24 PM

Sugar cane must be planted on its side, not upright.

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